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  1. Questions about meloxicam (mobic) and RA
    ... while to start working. They switched me to that when Vioxx was taken off the market. It was OK - I bought it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic aleve

  2. reviews on Meloxicam (Mobic)
    ... Same here...I was on Vioxx and they switched me to Mobic when Vioxx was taken ... good or better...and a lot cheaper....wish I had my Vioxx back......
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic aleve

  3. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... am sure you know the story. I tried all the meds, vioxx , prednislone, methotrexate, sulphsalazine, cortisone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate humira

  4. questions on ankylosing spondylitis
    ... next several infusions, i would even forget to take vioxx pill because i was feeling so good. congratulations...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol benadryl remicade

  5. Pain...
    ... sulpher pills at 500mg per pop!) and I was taking Vioxx , then Bextra, which were both taken off the market...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Codeine Folic Methotrexate Prednisone lyrica

  6. Mobic
    ... build up in your system. They switched me to it when Vioxx was taken off the market. It never really did much...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex aleve

  7. Psoriatic arthritis
    ... Long ago I was told I had RA. I've been through Vioxx and Methotrexate, the wrist supports and all the pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  8. New here like some help Please
    ... 15mg twice a day. I have been on all the drugs ( Vioxx ) and the like, that have been banned but this one...

  9. Gout and what to expect in the ER. Please help!
    ... doctor. The pills that the doctor prescribe him are vioxx and celebrex. Of course Vioxx taken off because of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  10. advice please
    ... stomach as well if you take too much. I've even took Vioxx but Celebrex better for me....
    ... celebrex for a wile since thay put out the warning on vioxx I was put on Mobic about 12 month and not as good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Prednisone Mobic

  11. Reactive Arthritis (Reiters disease)
    ... over the years. The final straw for me was being on Vioxx for 4 years before it was taken off the market for ... stroke.The worse part was Merk knew before they put Vioxx on the market it would cause problems. For the last...
    ... over the years. The final straw for me was being on Vioxx for 4 years before it was taken off the market for ... stroke.The worse part was Merk knew before they put Vioxx on the market it would cause problems. For the last...

  12. Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... with as..I have had all the usual pills...daypro, vioxx (sorry bout spelling) bextra, and the only thing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Daypro remicade

  13. Methotrexate Useage
    ... fist. Hurt to use hands and hurt all over. After Vioxx , went on to Methotrexate. Loved that medicine. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  14. How long for Celebrex to work?
    ... dosage. My doctor cut me back when all the news of Vioxx and heart attacks came out....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  15. Rheumatoid Factor test
    ... pretty much means "traveling arthritis" and was put on vioxx . Guess that wasn't meant to be since they pulled...
    ... Hi again! Well, I was on vioxx for the pain and inflammation, but that was taken...
    Medications also discussed in this post: orudis aleve

  16. Does anyone have RA and Fibromyalgia?
    ... alot around here he suffers. After many years on Vioxx , he was able to get off of it by drinking montmorency...

  17. Painful and swollen sternoclavicular joint, has anyone else experienced this?
    ... prescription form of a Tylenol and Tramadol mix); Vioxx (which was later removed from the market). Anything...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Morphine Tramadol Tylenol Ultracet Vicodin

  18. Questions About Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... them. When I was first diagnosed they tried me on Vioxx , Piroxicam and Celebrex. Celebrex is the one I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Piroxicam

  19. Questions About Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... them. When I was first diagnosed they tried me on Vioxx , Piroxicam and Celebrex. Celebrex is the one I was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Piroxicam

  20. Anyone taking Mobic?
    ... I changed to the Mobic when they took Vioxx off the market (can't take Celebrex or Bextra due ... It seems to work for me...though not as well as the Vioxx . And I buy the generic version out of Canada....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Mobic

  21. Newbie here

  22. Osteo Arthritic Toe Joint, Help Please!
    ... the joint from the bone rubbing on bone. Once the Vioxx quit working, we did the surgery. I'll tell you this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic aleve

  23. Anyone in their 30's been diagnosed with osteoarthritis?
    ... bad they have fused almost her whole spine. I took vioxx until they took it off the market and I swear by that...

  24. Feel Like a Science Experiment
    ... are still in the process. I have tried Celebrex, Vioxx , Arthrotec... all before I went to the Rheumatologist...
    ... became the OTC Aleve. Have you tried Mobic? I was on Vioxx and can't take Celebrex or Bextra (when it was available...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Relafen voltaren arthrotec aleve Bextra Mobic

  25. I'm scared
    ... pain if I walk alot. I was maintaining the pain on vioxx but when that was pulled I was switched to mobic 15mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  26. What type of arthritis do I have?
    ... swells up and can be incredibly painful. I used to take Vioxx for this, but promptly stopped taking it when my blood...

  27. Question about Celebrex
    ... I was on Vioxx till they took it off the market. I can't take Celebrex ... this or I'd have dumped it after the first day! The Vioxx had worked in one day so I would not have known better...
    ... I used to take Vioxx and then was switched to Celebrex, then to Bextra...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic Bextra

  28. Accupuncture for OA pain?
    ... Now that Vioxx is a no-no and, so it would seem, are many other traditiona...

  29. aspirin only?
    ... how many do you take daily. Does it help as much as Vioxx or Celebrex?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Celebrex

  30. What do you all think about Mobic?
    ... Is Mobic in the same class as Bextra, Celebrex and Vioxx ? I sure hope not. The Rheumy wants me to try it...
    ... I am now taking mobic since vioxx has beeen taken off the market and get no relief at ... years. I know I would hold off a while longer if vioxx were still around....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Mobic Pepcid

  31. Survey on Meds
    ... After that I tried a couple of other arthritis meds ( Vioxx being one), and they didn't do a whole lot either...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Indomethacin

  32. Humira?
    ... only drug that seemed to work good for me aside of Vioxx . I would take my shot, then later in the evening...

  33. Rheumatologist Consult
    ... or ibuprofen to cox-2 inhibitors like celebrex and vioxx to dmard's (disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Enbrel Ibuprofen Motrin humira remicade aleve

  34. Will you tell me the truth?
    ... town house. I really began to consider surgery when vioxx was taken off the market. It was giving me some relief...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  35. GERD and arthritis meds
    ... somewhat. All the current arthritis meds I can't take, vioxx , celebrex etc. I also take actenol for osteoporosis...
    ... When I quit taking vioxx last spring, money problems, I took otc naproxen sodium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Nexium Naproxen Prilosec aleve

  36. New here and in need of advice.
    ... stuff that has been pulled from adverse side affects ( Vioxx , and one other one) Is there anything else that can...

  37. New to Mobic
    ... the mobic, that is what happened to me when I took vioxx , it could be burning ahole in your tummy even after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  38. Bextra info
    ... associated with diabetes). However, due to the celebrex, vioxx scare, he was advised to stop taking bextra (he has...
    ... associated with diabetes). However, due to the celebrex, vioxx scare, he was advised to stop taking bextra (he has...
    ... Unfortunately, Celebrex, Bextra, Mobic, and Vioxx are all similar. I'm not surprised at the bad press ... Bextra and Celebrex are getting since Vioxx has been pulled. While the drugs aren't identical...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Percocet Lodine Mobic Motrin Relafen aleve

  39. Seems all the anti inflamatories are
    ... Aleve as it doesn't give me heartburn, I never tried vioxx or celebrex. I have tried Mobic, so far no major ...
    ... us---I guess that is part of the problem with the vioxx etc. We are all crying for comfort and then alot of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Mobic aleve Tylenol

  40. anyone tried Bextra? is it safe?
    ... one 10mg daily. I have heard that it is the same as Vioxx , so I am very leary about taking it. I am trying ... really and truly am desperate for relief. I had tried Vioxx and Celebrex with no help, so I can say that it really...
    ... currently under investigation for the same reasons Vioxx was. Just an FYI, I have no opinion either way....
    ... Bextra!! Ibuprofen and Naprosyn do nothing for me. Vioxx and Celebrex stink too!! But Bextra is awesome! ... though, because she is concerned about the safety since Vioxx , and all. She said on a really bad day, I could take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Bextra Ibuprofen naprosyn

  41. any thoughts?
    ... in the early stages. Celebrex is going the way of Vioxx . And NO MORE STEROIDS!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  42. Bextra Confusion
    ... sure if Bextra is as dangerous or more dangerous than Vioxx ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  43. Trying to stay healthy while taking Enbrel
    ... methotrexate, infortunately, I developed RA while taking Vioxx and I never heard of that before. Always a first...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate Mobic

  44. Is anybody still taking Bextra?
    ... now warnings about it causing heart problems like Vioxx , I've stopped taking it. I'm now taking Advil, which...
    ... noticing my legs swell with the mobic, they did with the vioxx too....i would love to stop the nsaid all together...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Mobic

  45. vioxx and high blood pressure
    ... Visit a heart doctor and let him know you took vioxx .............asap...

  46. Any thoughts/experiences with Voltaren?
    ... given a prescription today for Voltaren to replace the Vioxx I had been on for several years. My dx has been osteoartht...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra voltaren

  47. Celebrex Question
    ... I gained 30lbs at the rate of 4 pounds a night on Vioxx till they took me off after 6 days, but the extra...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Lasix

  48. Prednisone - 5mg.
    ... is pretty good stuff. For me it works better then vioxx . But it's an NSAID so it has all the things that go...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  49. Vioxx Replacement
    ... with it though b/c it may cause heart problems like Vioxx and I already have a family history of heart disease...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Naproxen

  50. mobic
    ... My doctor switched me from vioxx to mobic. It seems to be o.k. Has anyone else been...
    ... sure you have to take these every day like I did the vioxx . I seem to have relief from my knee pain, but I'm ... wondering if I still have some vioxx in my system since I took it for 4 years. p.s. ... I had no ill effects with the vioxx ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  51. Called Drs. office regarding safety of Bextra
    ... Bextra. His nurse said that he's switching all his Vioxx patients to Bextra, so I guess I'll start taking it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  52. Celebrex and Bextra dangerous too?
    ... Bextra til I hear that it definitely is as dangerous as Vioxx ....
    ... the effects. I wonder what the difference is between Vioxx , Bextra, and Celebrex? I am reading the book called ... come Dr. Theo knew all these side effects before the VIOXX company did? How disgusting is that??????? That book...
    ... would like to continue, and yesterday I discussed the Vioxx /Coxcib thing with my orthopedist. He feels the Vioxx ... selected patients with known conditions. He has used Vioxx , Celebrex and now Bextra with his patients for just ... they prefer and tolerate well, and hasn't had any Vioxx patients with adverse cardiac reactions. Of course...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Ibuprofen Tylenol

  53. Cervical arthritis
    ... wanting to take any Cox 2 Inhibitors with all the Vioxx controversy going on. Have any of you read THE ARTHRITIS...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  54. vioxx
    ... Who knows what is behind all this hoopla on vioxx , I guess the pharmaceutical company has always known ... it is a major risk cuz the money is so darn good, vioxx alone brings in $2 Billion in profits and that is ... just vioxx ....

  55. Vioxx
    ... for me MOBIC works wonders. It is no sulfa also like vioxx and no stomach problems either....
    ... They can't make you throw away the vioxx pills in your possession, but Merck pulled them from ... the market so you can't get a refill of vioxx ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  56. How much aspirin?
    ... Since VIOXX has been recalled I have decided to try aspirin for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  57. Apparently I don't need pain meds
    ... and I pray that it doesn't cause the same things as Vioxx . Whenever I can finally get pain medication, I hoard...
    ... and I pray that it doesn't cause the same things as Vioxx . Whenever I can finally get pain medication, I hoard ... product ingredients of the Bextra and compare it to the Vioxx ?? I also saw on my Home Internet Newspage something...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Xanax Celebrex Luvox

  58. NO MORE VIOXX - Ibuprofen or Aspirin?
    ... was really pushing Merck products had me try some Vioxx samples a couple years ago. Within a few days it gave...
    ... very expensive, but that didn't do as well for me as vioxx did i guess most of us are conserned that didn ... 't have a bad reaction to vioxx as far as what to try next given that most of the...
    ... mobic, it isn't 100% but it helps alot, I can' take vioxx or celebrex or otc. I try to not take it much because...
    ... took Rx Motrin for eight years until my PC gave me Vioxx . I never had any problem taking it for a little over...
    ... what is going on. do you know why you got a rash with vioxx and how did you know your stomach was bleeding. kimmy13...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Ibuprofen Tylenol Mobic Evista Motrin

  59. Vioxx Pulled From Market-please Read
    ... . that is what the doc will isually prescribe, if vioxx cant be used...
    ... that Celebrex and Bextra may cause the same thing as Vioxx ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Bextra

  60. Breaking news - Merck is withdrawing Vioxx
    ... Merck & Co. is pulling its blockbuster arthritis drug Vioxx from the market worldwide because new data from a...

  61. Arthritis most everywhere ???
    ... for people with arthritis, so I gave it up. I take Vioxx every 3 - 5 days if the pain reliever is not working ... . Hubby shares my Vioxx . I fall at the drop of a hat. I have had 7 fractures...

  62. Not Arthritis? Then what?
    ... nearly incapacitated by the pain. I was put on VIOXX for a while, which worked but it gave me stomach problems ... The new orthopedist put me on Arthrotec (similar to VIOXX , same family of meds) and, a small dosage of Neurontin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin arthrotec

  63. Problems with Celebrex
    ... celebrex i had no luck with celebrex ,working for me vioxx did better and i get every 3 month blood testing for...
    ... others) told me that they had had better results with Vioxx . I can't take it but every 3 days, because I have ... more than one day in a row. But, overall, he said Vioxx had fewer side effects. I'm no expert, but I you are ... uncomfortable taking Celebrex - you are not alone. Try Vioxx and see how that works. Hermit :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  64. Is anybody taking BEXTRA?
    ... on Bextra for almost 2 months. Hope that helps. Vioxx tore up my stomach immediatley and Celelbrex did nothing...
    ... Bextra for a week now after I finished my script of Vioxx . Haven't noticed any side effects yet, but it seems ... to work better than Vioxx for my arthritic pain! I will let you know if I do...
    ... you for checking it out. I guess it's back to the VIOXX for me. I was hoping I could take BEXTRA and get...
    ... sensitive so I cant take Motrin or Aleve. I was taking Vioxx but as you know you can't get it anymore. Vioxx worked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Motrin aleve

  65. Question re Methotextrate side-effects
    ... and injections for 4 years now. I also take enbrel, vioxx and folic acid and omeg 3 fish oil. Out of all the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Folic

  66. Plaquenil & Methotrexate duration?
    ... Methotrexate, plus Arcoxia ( newer version of the dreaded Vioxx ) to control the inflammation. I'm hoping the Metho ... can come off the Arcoxia. Since the problems with Vioxx seem to crop up after 18 months continuous use, I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  67. Lodine anyone?
    ... workmans comp permanently and they won't pay for Mobic, Vioxx bextra etc, just the cheaper stuff. My rheumy has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Lodine Mobic

  68. Diagnosed with Gout. Help required!
    ... Anyway have been prescribed a variety of NSAIDS like Vioxx and Distalgesic in addition to Allopurinol and a multivitam...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Allopurinol

  69. New doc, new diagnosis!
    ... Anyway have been prescribed a variety of NSAIDS like Vioxx and Distalgesic in addition to Allopurinol and a multivitam...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Allopurinol

  70. Newly DX'd
    ... bother your stomach...trust me I know! I tried Vioxx ...anti-inflammitory and it hurt my stomach. I am...

  71. Prednisone question
    ... arthritis? What meds do you take? Have you ever taken Vioxx ? What do you think of the side-effects of that drug...
    ... medications, currently I take Mobic which is similiar to Vioxx and Bextra. I have a pretty sensitive stomache and...
    ... medications, currently I take Mobic which is similiar to Vioxx and Bextra. I have a pretty sensitive stomache and ... take a shower and get dressed. Presently I am taking Vioxx and an occasional Darvocet. In the past I tried Bextra...
    ... to do this if you are on any of the Cox inhibitors ( Vioxx , Bextra, Celebrex and Mobic). Basically they test ... edications for RA at all? Honestly, if you are only taking Vioxx and Darvocet and you are suffering quite a bit your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Bextra Mobic Morphine Ultram Celebrex Elavil Lexapro Zyrtec

  72. Methatrexate
    ... come into play with what meds I choose. I tried just Vioxx for a simple NSAIDS and it made me sicker than a dog...
    ... have a very sensitive stomache. I also couldn't take Vioxx but I could Enbrel and Bextra so maybe one of those...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Enbrel

  73. new to Spondylolthesis
    ... get back to and don't want to live on vicodin and vioxx forever (my liver doesn't either!) find yourself...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  74. Bextra
    ... Bextra was taken off the market after Vioxx was by the FDA. Are these medications still available...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  75. inflammatory arthritis?
    ... which I think causes inflammatory processes. I am on Vioxx and it kinda works. Hope you both find relief and...


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